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Forensic Accounting

Forensic Accounting Services

Accountants look at the numbers. Forensic accountants look behind the numbers.

If you’re concerned about financial discrepancies and financial fraud, you need more than an accountant. You need a forensic accountant who specialises in forensic accounting. If you want to know why your numbers don’t match, call on getsix® for an in-depth financial investigation.

In today’s business environment, fraud and financial irregularities are becoming more common and more complex.

Our getsix® team of forensic accountants, certified public accountants, investigators and researchers are thoroughly trained and will not only find financial discrepancies-they’ll find out who, what, where, why, when and how-all during the course of our forensic accounting financial investigation. More importantly, we’ll help you put together, implement systems and controls, to prevent internal or external fraud from happening again.

Forensic accountants become involved in an array of investigations.

This may involve:

  • Criminal Investigations – where a forensic accountant may be required to prepare a report with the objective of presenting evidence in a professional and concise manner;
  • Shareholders’ and Partnership Disputes – involving assignments that require a detailed analysis of numerous years of accounting records in order to resolve, for example, compensation and benefits disputes of shareholders or partners;
  • Personal Injury Claims – when a forensic accountant is asked to quantify economic losses resulting from an accident, often calculating resulting economic damage in cases of medical malpractice and wrongful dismissal;
  • Business Interruption – reviewing the details of an insurance policy, for example, to investigate coverage issues and the appropriate method of calculating the loss of areas such as business interruptions, property losses and employee dishonesty (fidelity) claims;
  • Fraud Investigations – which involves a forensic accountant’s work in determining funds tracing, asset identification, and recovery, most commonly performed with employee fraud cases;
  • Matrimonial Disputes – which require a forensic accountant to trace, locate and evaluate assets, including businesses, properties and other personal assets;
  • Business Economic Losses – that of which includes areas such as contract disputes, construction claims, expropriations, product liability, trademark or patent infringements and losses occurring from a breach of a non-competition agreement;
  • Professional Negligence – either through a technical perspective, where the forensic accountant will investigate a breach in an agreement, or through a loss quantification;
  • Mediation and Arbitration – where a forensic accountant may be hired to become involved in an alternative dispute resolution, so that individuals and businesses may resolve disputes with minimal disruption and with a minimal amount of time.

If you feel that your company is, or has been, a victim of financial fraud and you need a forensic accountant, or if you would like to fraud-proof your business and implement proven safeguards, contact getsix® today for a free consultation.

Our forensic and investigative service offering includes:

  • Fraud investigations;
  • Fraud risk assessments;
  • Internal controls assessments;
  • Internal audit consulting;
  • Accounting/financial investigations;
  • Due diligence;
  • No-obligation consultation.

getsix® investigative and forensic services team combines accounting and investigative expertise to resolve fraud emergencies of the most intricate and sensitive nature.

If you decide to pursue legal recourse, we will be by your side, ready to stand as expert witnesses to testify about the specifics of the crime uncovered during our forensic accounting investigation. We’ll also educate the court as to the nature of forensic accounting and fraud examinations, which shows our credibility in the field of forensic accounting.

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